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View Full Version : “Super Saturn” Has an Enormous Ring System and Maybe Even Exomoons



Fraser
2015-Jan-27, 12:50 AM
Astronomers watching the repeated and drawn-out dimming of a relatively nearby*Sun-like star have interpreted their observations to indicate an eclipse by a gigantic exoplanet’s*complex*ring system, similar to Saturn’s except much, much bigger.*What’s more, apparent gaps*and varying densities of the rings imply the presence of at least one large exomoon, and perhaps even more in the […]

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